US DoD Multi-Domain Operations Industry

US DoD Multi-Domain Operations Industry

This Frost & Sullivan research service focuses on the US Department of Defense (DoD) multi-domain operations (MDO) industry. Representative programs, contracts, and industry participants are studied to analyze DoD spending on this concept. Research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E); procurement; operations and maintenance (O&M); and a variety of other services are examined, along with contract activity for CY 2020. DoD spending on MDO activities covers the Army, Navy/Marine Corps, Air Force/Space Force, and Joint Services. The base year for financial spending is 2020, and example programs and contracts for 2021 are provided. The DoD budget is the foundation of this research, and the 2021 DoD request saw considerable debate and opposition from both sides of the political aisle. This study discusses the defense departments, agencies, and industry partners that offer the best opportunities for companies wanting to participate in this space.

The research service analyzes current trends and future concepts that shed light on spending numbers and the importance of participating in certain projects and programs. The study assists in understanding the government’s focus and the services it will likely require in future. The research presented in the study was obtained from secondary and primary sources and combines quantitative and qualitative information. Current and future program spending is discussed, which will help firms identify growth opportunities and formulate go-to-market strategies to improve market share.

Research Methodology: Frost & Sullivan’s research services are based on secondary and primary research data. Information has been garnered from existing reports and project material within the Frost & Sullivan database, including data from technical papers, specialized magazines, seminars, and Internet research. Senior consultants/industry analysts have conducted telephonic interviews with original equipment suppliers, regulatory authorities, and distributors. Primary research accounts for approximately 25% of the total research.


What does the current industry and technology landscape look like?
What are the 3 strategic imperatives affecting the US DoD MDO industry?
What challenges do the industry participants face? What are the major growth drivers and restraints?
What are some leading DoD multi-domain operations programs and contracts?
Where do the growth opportunities lie?

  • Strategic Imperatives
    • Why is it Increasingly Difficult to Grow?
    • The Strategic Imperative 8TM
    • The Impact of the Top Three Strategic Imperatives on the US DoD Multi-Domain Operations Industry
    • Growth Opportunities Fuel the Growth Pipeline Engine TM
  • Executive Summary-US DoD Multi-Domain Operations Industry
    • Overview
    • Trends
    • Challenges
  • Growth Opportunity Analysis-US DoD Multi-Domain Operations Industry
    • Purpose
    • Technology Applications
    • Growth Drivers
    • Growth Restraints
    • Representative Industry Participants
    • Related Programs
    • Related Contracts
  • Growth Opportunity Universe-US DoD Multi-Domain Operations Industry
    • Growth Opportunity 1: Joint All-Domain Command and Control to Enable Decision Making, 2020
    • Growth Opportunity 2: Space Dominance to Enable Situational Awareness, 2020
    • Growth Opportunity 3: Hypersonics and Weapons with Increased Range, Speed, and Accuracy to Enable Deep Precision Strike, 2020
    • Growth Opportunity 4: Manned-Unmanned Teaming to Enable Tactical Surveillance and Electronic Warfare, 2020
    • Key Takeaways

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